Plough Monday

Also known as

  • Lort Monday
  • Plow Monday


First Monday after the Feast of the Epiphany. On that Monday, alms were formerly offered to God for the good of the Church and to obtain a blessing on the land which was ploughed at that time.

MLA Citation

  • “Plough Monday”. New Catholic Dictionary. 25 December 2010. Web. 27 January 2015. <>